Laurence, please stay on the mailing list. Laurence Mayer wrote: > > I got this working and now I can add sambaSamAccounts. > > When I add passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://ldap.example.com to my > smb.conf with all the other needed options the smb does not come up. You should provide more information. At first I'd recommend to have a closer look at the logs of OpenLDAP and Samba. Ciao, Michael.